Configuring Health Consumers (inbunden)
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Palgrave Macmillan
Wathen, Nadine / Wyatt, Sally
267 p XVI
XVI, 267 p.
216 x 140 x 23 mm
459 g
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Configuring Health Consumers

Health Work and the Imperative of Personal Responsibility

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This book explore assumptions underpinning contemporary health policy discourses that emphasize personal responsibility for health, consider how they attach to changing information technologies, and discuss their influence on emerging forms of health 'work'.
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SAMANTHA ADAMS is Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Medical Centre in Rotterdam, The Netherlands LUCY APHRAMOR is Honorary Research Fellow in the Applied Research Centre in Health and Lifestyle Interventions, Coventry University, UK MARIA BAKARDJIEVA is Professor and Division Head, Communication, Faculty of Communication and Culture, University of Calgary in Alberta, Canada LESLIE BELLA is Honorary Research Professor in the School of Social Work, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada LESLIE CARLIN is a Research Fellow in Primary Care and Public Health, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK JACQUI GINGRAS is Assistant Professor in the School of Nutrition at Ryerson University in Toronto and a Registered Dietitian with the College of Dietitians of Ontario, Canada MAYA GOLDENBERG is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Bachelor of Arts and Science Program, University of Guelph, Canada ELIZABETH GUY is Senior Lecturer in Digital Media in the School of Computing, Mathematical and Information Sciences, University of Brighton, UK FLIS HENWOOD is Professor of Social Informatics in the School of Computing, Mathematical and Information Sciences, University of Brighton, UK AUDREY MARSHALL is Senior Lecturer in the School of Computing, Mathematical and Information Sciences and a member of the Social Informatics Research Unit, University of Brighton, UK CLARE MOYNIHAN is a Medical Sociologist and Senior Research Fellow and Research Associate at the Institute of Cancer Research and The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, UK PR SALANDER is Professor in the Department of Social Work, Ume University, Sweden PETER SALMON is Professor of Clinical Psychology, University of Liverpool, UK HELEN SMITH is Professor of Primary Care at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, UK PHILIPPA SPOEL is Associate Professor of English at Laurentian University, Canada TIFFANY VEINOT is Assistant Professor in the School of Information, with a cross-appointment at the University of Michigan's School of Public Health, Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, USA CORINNE WEISGERBER is Assistant Professor of Communication at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas, USA SARAH WILCOX is Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Sarah Lawrence College in New York, USA


Health(y) Citizenship: Technology, Work and Narratives of Responsibility; S.Wyatt, R.Harris & N.Wathen In Sickness and in Health: Public and Private Responsibility for Health Care from Bismarck to Obama; L.Bella Power to the Patient? A Critical Examination of Patient Empowerment Discourses; T.Veinot Lay Knowledge: The Missing Middle of the Expertise Debates; S.Wilcox The Rhetorical Work of Informed Choice in Midwifery: Situated Knowledges and the Negotiation of Healthcare Decisions; P.Spoel Empowerment, Compliance, and the Ethical Subject in Dietetic Work; J.Gingras & L.Aphramor Disorder Construction as Lay Work: Examining the Relationship Between Sleep Paralysis Construction and Help-Seeking Behaviours; C.Weisgerber Facilitating Patients' Hope Work Through Relationship: A Critique of the Discourse of Autonomy; P.Salander & C.Moynihan The Work of Clinical Communication in Cancer Care; P.Salmon Working for the Cure: Challenging Pink Ribbon Activism; M.Goldenberg Impatient on the Net: Exploring the Genres of Internet Use for Health; M.Bakardjieva Sourcing the Crowd for Health Experiences: Letting the People Speak or Obliging Voice Through Choice?; S.Adams Working (IT) Out Together: Engaging the Community in E-Health Developments for Obesity Management; F.Henwood, L.Carlin, E.S.Guy, A.M.Marshall & H.Smith Working to be Healthy: Empowering Consumers or Citizens?; R.Harris, N.Wathen & S.Wyatt Bibliography